Lee De Leon

Lee De Leon

Player Profile

Associate Athletic Director for Development

2nd Year

Alma Mater:
Notre Dame '04 - B.A.
Texas A&M - M.A.


Lobo Club Announces 2013-14 Parking Changes

Only certain proximity lots affected at football, men's basketball


Lobo Club Launches Drive for 5,000, Revamped Website

Revamped site at www.UNMLoboClub.com


Lobo Club Fall Coaches Luncheon Approaching Fast

Don't miss this opportunity to support UNM student-athletes!


Support UNM Student Athletes at 10th Annual Howl of a Good Time Auction

Join the Lobo Club at Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town on Friday, August 24 to support UNM athletics

Lee De Leon is entering his second year at the University of New Mexico as the Associate Athletic Director for Development. De Leon oversees the Athletic Department's development office, The Lobo Club, which raises money for the University's athletic teams, programs and athletes.

Before coming to New Mexico, De Leon served as the University of Arizona's Assistant Athletic Director for Annual Giving & Major Gifts from 2008 to 2011. During his three years with the Wildcats, he oversaw the annual giving and marketing efforts for the Wildcat Club, the main fundraising arm for Arizona. He also identified and secured major gifts for Wildcat athletics and was a part of the Athletic Director's senior staff.

Before Arizona, De Leon spent three years at the University of Houston, first as the assistant director of marketing before being promoted to director from 2006-08. While at Houston, he was tasked with football and men's basketball promotion, and also served as the athletic department's liaison with the university's band, dance, and cheer programs

Additionally, De Leon was a 2004 recipient of the NCAA's Ethnic Minority Enhancement Scholarship, and he was the Chairman of the 2008 Conference USA Marketing Directors.

De Leon earned his B.B.A. degree from Notre Dame in 2004, and his master's in 2005 at Texas A&M.